By Sachi Peiris and Elise Gregg Students in a class taught by Donald Roomes, an FIU Business teaching professor of international business, has raised over $5,000 for the Make-A-Wish foundation. Each term, Roomes’ class delivers lessons in creating, managing, and evaluating a service-learning project. This class was divided into teams, with each creating a plan to bring […]
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Students overcome pandemic’s challenges to grant a “Wish” – and learn a lesson.
In a year marked by isolation and crisis, a class taught by Donald Roomes, an FIU Business teaching professor of international business, brought over 125 students together to raise over $9,000, funding a dream for a local wish child with a critical illness. Each year, Roomes’ class delivers lessons in creating, managing, and evaluating a […]
FIU Business Beta Gamma Sigma earned the highest distinction among national chapters.
The FIU Business chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma earned Highest Honors status for the 2019-2020 academic year. It’s the group’s second consecutive year to receive the highest distinction possible from the prestigious international honor society for business school students. One of the areas where FIU Business members stood out to the judges was social media, […]
Injustice, race and equity: FIU Business student-driven panel starts an important conversation.
The killing of George Floyd in police custody galvanized the U.S., putting issues of racially-motivated violence, inequity and injustice at the center of a national movement. To address these issues at FIU Business, the Dean’s Student Advisory Board (DSAB) has launched a series of “Conversations on Race and Equity.” “We know that this is not […]
Hands-on involvement brings FIU Business students to a new approach to philanthropy.
Miami’s MACtown is dedicated to helping the developmentally disabled find meaningful work and live full lives. For Andres Barreto, who visited the residences as part of University Instructor Donald Roomes’ Business-Community Leadership class at Florida International University, MACtown was an eye-opener. “I learned there is a very big difference between saying you are going […]
FIU Business students capture third place in national CUIBE competition.
For nearly a decade, FIU College of Business teams competed at the NU-CUIBE International Business Case Competition and never made it past the first round. On October 27, 2018, all that changed. FIU’s Black Swan Consulting was selected as tops in their four-team semifinal group, and went on to win third place among the 16 […]
Celebrating success: College of Business awards over 1,000 degrees at Spring 2018 Commencement ceremonies.
It was a day to celebrate a life-changing milestone. Over 1,000 students of the Florida International University (FIU) College of Business walked across the stage, received diplomas, and became the newest FIU Business alumni at the Spring 2018 Commencement ceremonies. Family and friends gathered to cheer and congratulate the graduates at two College of Business […]
College of Business awards degrees to 962 students at Spring commencement ceremonies.
April 29, 2017 will always be a memorable day for 962 scholars as they were awarded degrees from the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU). Faculty members, families and friends were on hand at the Spring 2017 commencement ceremonies to honor and celebrate the graduates. President Mark B. Rosenberg congratulated business school graduates […]
Celebrate! College of Business awards almost 1,300 degrees at FIU commencement.
As their families and friends cheered, 1,278 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) were awarded degrees at Fall 2016 commencement. President Mark B. Rosenberg congratulated business school graduates at three ceremonies held at the FIU Arena, located at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus. Acting Dean Jose Aldrich presented the diplomas. […]
FIU professors receive Doctoral degrees together, shared encouragement and support.
There isn’t much that College of Business professors Louis Melbourne and Donald Roomes haven’t shared. They each have two curriculums, the one they taught and the one they took; and two sets of deadlines, the ones they assigned and those assigned to them. The professors met in 1988 during the first semester of studying for […]